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The Performance-Engagement Model: Managing the Five Personality Profiles in the Workplace by Laura Stack

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2.   Cheerleaders

 

While social talent and enthusiasm make up for a lot, they aren't everything—and Cheerleaders are the classic workplace example. They love the company, but they don't produce results, which makes them something of a liability. Even so, in my book a lowperformance Cheerleader beats a high-performance Defector hands down. Cheerleaders have already sold themselves on the company; now you just have to help them become better workers.

 

How to Spot a Cheerleader

Cheerleaders are usually fun people to have around, because they simply love the company. Maybe it's the money, or the health benefits, or the free gym membership, or the environment—or more likely, it's the whole package. They're enthusiastic and dedicated, because ...

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